Australian Open

Federer Starts Australian Open Title Defense

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2019 Two-time defending champion Roger Federer opened his Australian Open campaign in Monday’s night session when he defeated unseeded Denis Istomin from Uzbekistan 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena. It was Federer’s seventh win over Istomin in […]

Happy Slam Starts With A Scorcher Of A Day Down Under

MELBOURNE, January 14, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) The 107th edition of the Australian Open began on a hot and scorching summer Monday in Melbourne – sunny and 28º Celsius at the start of play with a high expected to reach 34º […]

Gala Opening Night At Rod Laver Arena To Celebrate 50 Glorious Years

MELBOURNE, January 13, 2018 (AO Press Release) Defending champions Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki will kick off a blockbuster opening night on Rod Laver Arena at Australian Open 2019. The first night session will open with a gala celebration to honour the 50thbirthday of the […]

Novak Djokovic And Victoria Azarenka Ready To Have A Ball At Kids Tennis Day 2019

MELBOURNE, January 11, 2019 (AO Press Release) World No.1 and six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka will join a host of top players, singer Guy Sebastian and much-loved children’s characters at the seventh annual Kids Tennis Day presented by ANZ Tennis Hot Shotstomorrow. Djokovic and Azarenka will […]

Molleker Qualifies For Australian Open Main Draw

MELBOURNE, January 11, 2019 German teenager Rudolf Molleker, who was scheduled to play the first ATP Challenger event of the season on home soil in Koblenz, will stay in Australia for at least a couple of more days. The 18-year-old […]

Andy Murray Says He Will Retire After Wimbledon

MELBOURNE, January 11, 2019 Andy Murray announced his retirement from professional tennis after Wimbledon in the summer but admitted the Australian Open could be his final tournament. In a highly emotional press conference ahead of the first Grand Slam event […]

Raonic To Face Kyrgios In The Opening Round Of The Australian Open

MONTREAL, January 11, 2019 (Tennis Canada Press Release) The singles draws are set for the first Grand Slam of the season. The 2019 Australian Open main draw will feature at least three Canadians, as Milos Raonic (Thornhill, ON), Denis Shapovalov […]